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Former 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick files grievance against NFL over alleged collusion
Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the NFL, alleging the owners colluded to keep him out of the league because of his protests during the playing of the national anthem before games.The grievance alleges the league's owners "colluded to deprive Mr. Kaepernick of employment rights in retaliation for Mr. Kaepernick's leadership and advocacy for equality and social justice."The NFL did not immediately respond to a request for comment.Instead of filing the grievance through the NFL Players Association, Kaepernick has hired attorney Mark Geragos, who has represented...
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Oakland A's respond to young fan's heartbreaking letter after home destroyed in fires
Brandon Wade/Getty Images (SANTA ROSA, CA.) -- A young Santa Rosa resident wrote an emotional letter to his favorite professional baseball team, the Oakland Athletics, after his home burned to the ground along with all of his favorite sports memorabilia. Nine-year-old Loren Jaden Smith wrote to the team: "I love watching your A's games... I want to be an A's player and I play at Mark West Little League in Santa Rosa. I played baseball in my backyard all day loving the A's and making up my own game. In my backyard they won six World Series in a row....
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Packers star Aaron Rodgers breaks collar bone, may miss remainder of season
Hannah Foslien/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Green Bay Packer quarterback Aaron Rodgers broke right collarbone during Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings after a hit by linebacker Anthony Barr. In the first quarter of the game, Barr was chasing Rodgers as the quarterback was looking for a receiver. As Rodgers threw the ball, Barr hit him in the midsection driving him to the ground. Rodgers hit the ground on his throwing shoulder. The team said Rodgers could miss the remainder of the season. Backup quarterback Brett Hundley took over for Rodgers in the 23-10 loss. Green Bay is expected to...
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Scoreboard roundup -- 10/15/17
iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:NATIONAL LEAGUEL.A. Dodgers 4, Chi Cubs 1NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEVegas 3, Boston 1Buffalo 3, Anaheim 1L.A. Kings 3, N.Y. Islanders 2NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUEWashington 26, San Francisco 24Chicago 27, Baltimore 24; OTHouston 33, Cleveland 17New Orleans 52, Detroit 38Minnesota 23, Green Bay 10Miami 20, Atlanta 17New England 24, N.Y. Jets 17Arizona 38, Tampa Bay 33L.A. Rams 27, Jacksonville 17Pittsburgh 19, Kansas City 13L.A. Chargers 17, Oakland 16 N.Y. Giants 23, Denver 10Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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Scoreboard roundup -- 10/14/17
iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners: AMERICAN LEAGUEHouston 2, N.Y. Yankees 1NATIONAL LEAGUEL.A. Dodgers 5, Chicago Cubs 2NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEPhiladelphia 8, Washington 2Pittsburgh 4, Florida 3Tampa Bay 2, St. Louis 1Winnipeg 2, Carolina 1OT Toronto 4, Montreal 3New Jersey 3, N.Y. Rangers 2Dallas 3, Colorado 1OT Columbus 5, Minnesota 4OT Chicago 2, Nashville 1Boston 6, Arizona 2Calgary 5, Vancouver 2Ottawa 6, Edmonton 1N.Y. Islanders 3, San Jose 1L.A. Kings 4, Buffalo 2TOP 25 COLLEGE FOOTBALL(1) Alabama 41, Arkansas 9(4) Georgia 53, Missouri 28Arizona St. 13, (5) Washington 7(6) TCU 26, Kansas St. 6(7) Wisconsin 17,...
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Scoreboard roundup -- 10/13/17
iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores and winners: AMERICAN LEAGUEHouston 2, N.Y. Yankees 1NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASONCharlotte 111, Dallas 96Cleveland 113, Orlando 106Washington 110, N.Y. Knicks 103Toronto 125, Chicago 104Memphis 142, New Orleans 101San Antonio 106, Houston 97Philadelphia 119, Miami 95Milwaukee 107, Detroit 103Phoenix 114, Brisbane Bullets 93Portland 129, Haifa Maccabi 81Golden State 117, Sacramento 106L.A. Lakers 111, L.A. Clippers 104 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEWashington 5, New Jersey 2Columbus 3, N.Y. Rangers 1Colorado 3, Anaheim 1Ottawa 6, Calgary 0Detroit 6, Vegas 3TOP 25 COLLEGE FOOTBALLSyracuse 27, (2) Clemson 24California 37, (8) Washington St. 3Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio....
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Scoreboard roundup -- 10/12/17
iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Here are the latest scores from today's sports events:NATIONAL LEAGUEChi Cubs 9, Washington 8NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUETampa Bay 5, Pittsburgh 4Florida 5, St. Louis 2Nashville 4, Dallas 1Minnesota 5, Chicago 2Winnipeg 4, Vancouver 2Detroit 4, Arizona 2San Jose 3, Buffalo 2NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUEPhiladelphia 28, Carolina 23Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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NFL commissioner's wife was using anonymous tweets to defend him
Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's wife has been using an anonymous Twitter account to defend her husband. Jane Skinner Goodell called the use of the account a passionate act done out of love. "It was a REALLY silly thing to do and done out of frustration -- and love," Jane Skinner Goodell said Thursday afternoon in a written statement to the Wall Street Journal. "As a former media member, I'm always bothered when the coverage doesn't provide a complete and accurate picture of a story. I'm also a wife and a mom. I have...
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Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliot suspension restored by federal appeal court
Tom Pennington/Getty Images (FRISCO, Texas) -- A federal appeals court has overturned a lower court's injunction in the case of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott. The Court also directed the district court to dismiss the NFL player's union's lawsuit which was filed on Elliott's behalf. Elliott's suspension will begin immediately. The NFL can now impose its 6-game suspension of Elliott. The Cowboys are currently on a bye week, so Elliott would miss the games against the San Francisco 49ers, the Washington Redskins, the Kansas City Chiefs, the Atlanta Falcons, the Philadelphia Eagles and the Los Angeles Chargers. He would...
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John Farrell out as Red Sox manager
Allen Kee / ESPN Images (BOSTON) -- After five seasons as manager for the Boston Red Sox, John Farrell is out of a job. Farrell lead the team to back to back division titles for the first time in franchise history but also consecutive first-round playoff elimination. Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski announced Wednesday that Farrell was dismissed with one year left on his contract. In a statement, Farrell thanked the Red Sox's ownership group, the team's front office and Boston's coaches, players and fans."Despite an end to this season that we all wanted to be different,...
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